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PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands pack Nantwich town centre for Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich”

Thousands of people young and old once again packed into Nantwich town centre to witness another spectacular Holly Holy Day “Battle of Nantwich” celebration.

The Sealed Knot marched through the town as they re-enacted the 1644 Battle of Nantwich, one of the key events in the English Civil War.

January 26, 2019
Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

Acton organises ‘Holly Holy Day’ activities

By Jonathan White
Activities have been organised at St Mary’s Church in Acton on the annual ‘Holly Holy Day’ Battle of Nantwich on Saturday January 26.

The Church will be open from 9am until 11:30am serving hot drinks and buttered toast with the opportunity to go up the Church’s Tower.

January 16, 2019
Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich gears up for “Battle of Nantwich” Holly Holy Day

Nantwich is once again gearing up for one of its busiest days of the year when Holly Holy Day commemorations are held on January 26.

The town centre is likely to be packed as thousands cram in to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the infamous 1644 Battle of Nantwich.

January 10, 2019
Seven Nantwich footbridges over River Weaver receive £98,000 overhaul

Seven Nantwich footbridges over River Weaver receive £98,000 overhaul

Seven footbridges over the River Weaver in Nantwich have been spruced up Cheshire East Council in a £98,000 project.

The scheme aimed to boost the network of walking routes for residents, visitors and shoppers in the town.

November 21, 2018
Nantwich town centre development zone ‘widened’ under Local Plan strategy

Nantwich town centre development zone ‘widened’ under Local Plan strategy

Nantwich residents are being urged to lodge their views as part of the Cheshire East Local Plan consultation, which highlights areas of the town centre that could be developed in future.

The consultation follows the adoption of the Local Plan Strategy in 2017.

September 25, 2018
Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Police have vowed to tackle drugs activity in an area of Nantwich after finding a 15-year-old girl in possession of cannabis.

Residents reported seeing teenagers selling and using drugs around the sandbank area in front of the riverside properties near Mill Island.

July 13, 2018
Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

Family appeal to trace ‘priceless’ ring lost at Battle of Nantwich

A family has appealed for help to trace a ‘priceless’ engagement ring believed lost during the Battle of Nantwich re-enactment on Saturday.

Cath and Rod Cameron were watching the annual spectacle on Mill Island in Nantwich with their five-year-old grandson when Cath noticed her ring had come off her finger.

January 29, 2018
IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

IN PICTURES: 44th Battle of Nantwich enthralls thousands

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people gathered to enjoy the 44th annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre in and around Nantwich and Mill Island.

The event, organised by the Holly Holy Day Society,  saw hundreds of Sealed Knot troops re-enact the infamous battle of 1644.

January 27, 2018
Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ set to take town by storm

Organisers of the annual Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are laying on another feast of entertainment as the town again commemorates the infamous English Civil War clash in Cheshire.

Every year, the town has remembered what happened on January 25, 1644 when the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in a battle in the Henhull area to end the siege of the town.

January 21, 2018
Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

Thousands watch Battle of Nantwich re-enacted on Holly Holy Day

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nantwich to watch the annual Battle of Nantwich & Winter Fayre spectacular.

The event is organised by the Holly Holy Day Society, a small non-profit group of people working with the Sealed Knot re-enactment society and Rotary.

January 29, 2017
Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Thousands expected for Battle of Nantwich ‘Holly Holy Day’ event

Organisers of the popular Battle of Nantwich “Holly Holy Day” are once again keeping an eye on the weather ahead of this month’s event.

Holly Holy Day takes place on Saturday January 28, with thousands expected to gather to watch The Sealed Knot re-enact the bloody battle of 400 years ago.

January 5, 2017
Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

Nantwich man, 24, arrested on suspicion of town centre rape

A Nantwich man has been arrested on suspicion of rape by officers investigating an alleged sex assault in the town centre.

The 24-year-old man is being held on suspicion of rape and is currently helping officers with their enquiries.

June 13, 2016
Police investigate alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre

Police investigate alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault in Nantwich town centre in the early hours of today (June 13).

A number of police cordons are in place around the town, including Mill Island, while officers investigate.

June 13, 2016